cleaning-cloth love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cloth used for cleaning; specifically, a cotton fabric of coarse spongy texture, woven by the aid of two needle-bars.


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  • Then carelessly shifting his glance to the cleaning-cloth which Fanny held rather conspicuously in her hand, he repeated the question he had already put to Mrs. Daniels.

    A Strange Disappearance


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